The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Thursday said it has notified employees and others with DHS clearance to be on alert for potential fraud due to a vulnerability discovered in software used by a vendor to process personally identifiable information (PII) for background investigations. The software hole in had been there since July 2009.
By Ellen Messmer | 23 May, 2013 22:28
Ericsson may have a contender for oddest networking product if it commercializes the wireless bus windows it demonstrated at this week's CTIA Wireless trade show.
By Stephen Lawson | 23 May, 2013 04:48
Wal-Mart plans to use big data about a customer's usual shopping to automatically create shopping lists for them on its mobile app.
By Stephen Lawson | 22 May, 2013 20:53
A day after breaking an almost year-long silence on a medical condition that had affected the way he speaks, Google co-founder Larry Page said Wednesday that people should be more open about their medical histories.
By Martyn Williams | 16 May, 2013 01:57
SAP is hoping to win points with professional sports teams by showing how its HANA in-memory database, analytics, mobile software and other technologies can help them make fans happier, find better players and improve their operations.
By Chris Kanaracus | 14 May, 2013 15:46
Kindergarten rules for living well can get you in trouble in the corporate world. Now, there is an app for business complications of the worst type.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 09 May, 2013 10:17
Some things never happen the way that us pundits expect. Back on Independence Day in 1999 I wrote this about government taxing the purchase of goods over the Internet: "I fully believe in the ingenuity of the government when it comes to imposing taxes. We will be paying these taxes soon." Well, "soon" has not happened yet, but maybe it is getting closer.
By Scott Bradner | 29 April, 2013 21:06
Nearly a decade after research firms predicted major cost savings and clinical benefits from the use of health-IT, adoption rates among U.S. medical providers remain sluggish, with the industry slow to embrace the big-data movement.
By Fred O'Connor | 02 April, 2013 15:21